From the most peaceful villages to the great temples of various deities, Tripura is one of the most famous tourist destinations in India. It is one of the "Seven Sisters of Northeast India" with unparallel scenic beauty and untouched nature. The location is surrounded by the neighbouring country of Bangladesh. The unexplored valleys, forests, and waterfalls gushing around the majestic mountains make Tripura a perfect land to explore and spend the holidays.
According to Hindu mythology, Tripura means the land of three cities which was constructed by the Asura (demon) architect Mayasura. These cities were known for prosperity, wealth and world dominance until the avatar of Lord Shiva destroyed them due to the sinful nature of Maya.
The lingual diverse groups of Tripura have given rise to a composite culture. With the dominant Tripuri culture the state is home of various other tribal groups such as Murasing, Chakma, Hlam, Garu, Kuki, Uchaoi, Dhamai. These groups have migrated in Tripura as tea labourers. Since the Bengali residents are present in the largest number of ethno-linguist community of the state, Bengali culture is the main non-indigenous and non-Tripuri culture of India.
There are various festivals celebrated in Tripura's different towns and cities. From the Famous Durga Puja in Tripura, Kharchi Puja in Agartala, Garja Puja performed by the tribal, the famous Boat Race, Buddha Poornima to Diwali. Each of these festivals has its unique importance and is celebrated with full spirit by the people of Tripura. The streets get filled with people and each tribe celebrates with its unique dances and songs.
Top Places to Visit in Tripura
Diversity of the land of Tripura is seen in its culture, people and festivals. Each city of this culturally and demographic rich land has its unique elements. From lakes to the dense forests, the beautiful nature is the most important attraction of Tripura. The temples have documented the ancient history of Hindu culture. These temples are a perfect spot for spending the peaceful team at Tripura.